Director Head of Cost Management Abu Dhabi UAE – Middle East Recruitment

We are recruiting for a Head of Cost Management- Director Level for the UAE. This role will be based in Abu Dhabi. Our clients are one of the leading Engineering and Construction Consultancies in the Middle East region and across the globe.  Please note: Your background MUST be in Quantity Surveying with Tier 1 Cost Consultancy organisations.

As usual for this Director level role, the requirements are very strict. Please read the following carefully before applying to this role.

N.B For the avoidance of doubt, a requirement means: Wanted or Needed

Requirements MRICS Director Head of Cost Management – Head of Quantity Surveying

  • Above all this role specifically requires an MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor, so you must have MRICS or FRICS Quantity Surveying route.
  • Experience as an Associate Director or Director of Quantity Surveying in the Middle East specifically the UAE. The ideal person will be in the UAE currently and have strong client contacts in the area.
  • Previous experience building a team of Quantity Surveyors with a strong Quantity Surveying background.
  • The ability to sell Quantity Surveying and Commercial Services to existing clients. Proven experience in Business Development in the region.
  • The ideal candidate will currently be a No1 or No2 Associate Director or Director in their current organisation.
  • Experience with a Tier 1 Construction Cost Consultancy in the Middle East, specifically the UAE. We are not seeking a Main Contractor background or Claims and Commercial background
  • A degree qualification in Quantity Surveying.
  • Client contacts with organisations such as Aldar, Modon, Miral and other major AD government bodies would be very highly desirable.

Salary & Benefits- Salary for Director Head of Cost Management UAE

An excellent total package salary is available for this Head of Cost Management role in the UAE. The salary banding for our client is 65,000-75,000AED per month total package. Our client can be negotiable on this for the right person. This can be discussed with Victoria on a case-by-case basis

  • In addition, Medical cover is provided on top of the total package
  • Bonus as per UAE Law
  • Other Director-Level Benefits
  • Mobilisation and demobilisation flights.

To Apply for this Director Level role in the United Arab Emirates

Email an up-to-date CV to Please Quote reference HOCM/AD/723


Please provide the following paperwork with your application:

  1. A copy of your Degree Qualification showing BSc Quantity Surveying or BSc Commercial Management
  2. A copy of your Certificate showing your Chartered Status

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CV writing for Middle East roles – Jobs and Careers for Cost Managers

  • Please ensure that you provide your Date of Birth and Nationality on your CV, along with your contact detail, telephone number and email address.
  • A professional picture. Ideally a picture of you in a professional setting. Please do not provide photos of yourself in a local bar or dancing at a party, or in fancy dress !
  • Please ensure that you provide dates on ALL of your qualifications and the place where you studied your BSc Quantity Surveying and detail if it was full or part-time.
  • Please make sure that you provide your MRICS Membership number and the date you attained MRICS.
  • Where possible provide information on the projects you have worked on and their value as well as your particular involvement and who you reported to, and anyone you were responsible for.
  • In addition, provide detail on your notice period and availability.
  • Above all, please do not use coloured text or logo pictures on your CV, keep it simple.

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About Us- Stafford Lawrence Ltd- Middle East Recruitment Consultants

  • Stafford Lawrence Ltd has 20 years of experience recruiting full-time vacancies for Consultancy professionals in the UK Middle East and Asia
  • We have considerable experience placing candidates in first-time roles in the Middle East, we will guide you and offer assistance all the way.
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  • We are always seeking Quantity Surveyors, Cost Consultants and Commercial Managers for Careers in Construction in the Middle East, we can provide detailed information on salaries and benefits as well as information on living and working in the middle east and visa requirements.

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